Armenia is a landlocked mountainous region located in the Caucasus region of south-western Asia. Its area is approximately 29,750 sq km.
Check out Armenia photos to view the beautiful nature, including mountains, valleys, forests, rivers and lakes.
The official name of Armenia is the "Republic of Armenia". The name is spelled in Armenian as Hayastan.
Yerevan is the capital of Armenia and one of the oldest cities in the world. Other cities in Armenia include
Gyumri, Vanadzor, Jermuk, Vagharshapat, Tsaghkadzor, Hrazdan, Abovyan, Artashat, Kapan, Armavir and Gavar.
Armenia is distinguished for its ancient history, cultural heritage, art and traditional Armenian music.
Agriculture is the major sector of the Armenian economy, in addition to toursim and several other industries & services.
Armenia attracts lots of visitors every year, who come to see the historic ruins, religious monuments, natural scenery, cultural events and outdoor activities.
Armenia is rich in christian religious sites and monumnets as well as historic World Heritage sites, including the Echmiatsin cathedral and churches;
the Tatev, Noravank, Haghartsin, Haghpat and Geghard monasteries; and the fortress of ancient Erebuni.
Armenia has many beautiful natural spots, such as the Biblical mountains of Ararat, Mount Aragats, Lake Sevan, Khosrov Preserve, Ararat Valley, Debed River Canyon,
Magili Cavern, Mozrov Cave, Zorats Karer, Aras and Hrazdan Rivers.
The estimated population of Armenia is 3 millions. The Armenian diaspora exceeds 8 million Armenians living outside Armenia.
The main spoken languages are Armenian and Russian.
Armenian food is famous for being spicy and hot. Some of the Armenian national dishes include
dolmas, khorovatz, mezze assortment, in addition to specialty meat dishes.